Newsmaker: Akanksha Kumar


An engineering student from Bihar, Akanksha Kumar has developed a robot called ‘medi-robot’ that conducts basic check-ups on patients. The robot has been enabled to check a patient’s oxygen level, heart rate, weight, temperature and blood pressure. It can also connect the patient to a doctor via video conferencing. Besides this, the robot can conduct basic functions like delivery of medicines, water and food as well as nebulisation. The robot rotates up to 360 degrees and has a high-resolution vision camera fitted onto it.

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